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The National Rifle Association said Monday it is sponsoring a series of five lawsuits against the package of gun control bills approved in California previous year, including one challenging the newly expanded assault weapons ban in California.
  • White House defends transparency after log reversal

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    The positions of White House CIO and chief digital officer, which spearheaded digital transparency initiatives under Obama, have yet to be filled as well. Republicans, however, have shown no interest in taking up the matter. There has been very little disclosure of meetings with staff. The Trump administration has decided to make the White House visitor logs private, due to "grave national security risks and privacy concerns".
  • Trump says wall 'important too' against drugs

    Trump says wall 'important too' against drugs

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    Security Council when he asked the room if they liked Haley, the US ambassador to the U.N. American officials have stated that an agreement to avoid a governmental shutdown is close . Trump tweeted Monday that, "the Wall is a very important tool in stopping drugs from pouring into our country and poisoning our youth (and many others)!" Democrats said they vigorously oppose any money for the border wall in a new spending bill, setting the stage for a last-minute showdown as the White House ...
  • Trump to keep list of White House visitors secret

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    Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN ), and Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD ) were among those who spoke up. The Trump administration is breaking six years of tradition by refusing to release White House visitor logs. That meant the records provided an incomplete account of who passed through the White House gates. Trump officials made a point to note to Time that the Obama White House fought in court to keep elements of its logs, which were at times incomplete, redacted or withheld.
  • President Trump Looks to Pressure Democrats on Funding for Border Wall

    President Trump Looks to Pressure Democrats on Funding for Border Wall

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    It would be a similar model to the recent directive on steel, in which Trump directed Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to investigate whether steel imports compromise US national security. Trump has threatened to withhold the money to force Democrats to negotiate on health legislation. And the White House will roll out a website this week created to highlight Trump's accomplishments over this first 100 days.
  • Wisconsin company that hosted Trump has hired foreign workers with H-1Bs

    Wisconsin company that hosted Trump has hired foreign workers with H-1Bs

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    Mr Trump announced the order and made remarks at a visit to the headquarters of Snap-On Inc, a tool maker in Wisconsin. With his attempts to overhaul healthcare and tax law not bearing fruit so far in a Congress controlled by his fellow Republicans, Trump has leaned heavily on executive orders to seek changes to the US economy.
  • President Trump to hold rally on night of White House Correspondents Dinner

    President Trump to hold rally on night of White House Correspondents Dinner

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    Look forward to it!" he tweeted on Saturday. An anti-Trump climate protest is also planned for April 29 in Washington and dozens of other USA cities. We worked closely to make sure that he visited often and at key times . Trump, thus far, has had a waffling relationship with the idea of what 100 days in the Oval Office means.
  • Hear Police in Final Moments Before Facebook Killer Steve Stephens Shot Himself

    Hear Police in Final Moments Before Facebook Killer Steve Stephens Shot Himself

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    Williams said Steve Stephens , who randomly killed a Cleveland retiree and posted video of the crime on Face. No other victims have been found, Williams added, but he warned that Stephens should be considered armed and unsafe. In an interview with CNN, several of Godwin's children said they held no animosity toward Stephens, either. How to love God. "Because I know that he's a sick individual", Debbie said.
  • Trump's 100 days: A rattled establishment, some surprises

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    Just 42 per cent of Americans approve of the way the mogul is doing his job as President so far. The ABC/Washington Post poll found 67 per cent of respondents said the Democratic Party was out of touch, as did 62 per cent for the Republican Party.
  • US Treasury secretary: Tax cuts won't raise budget deficit

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    The White House sought to build some momentum on Friday with an effort to examine and potentially dismantle some of Obama's tax and financial regulations. Mnuchin noted that the proposal for a border adjustment tax, which would tax imports to the United States and exempt exports, was still being considered by officials at the Treasury.
  • UC Berkeley GOP Group Files Suit Over Rescheduled Ann Coulter Speech

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    Resorting to violence and threats to silence Coulter is "a sign of intellectual weakness" - and it makes liberals look bad in the eyes of the world, Sanders said. Still, fires and fights broke out during the demonstrations against the right-wing conservative. The organizations accuse the school of having an unwritten policy that gives officials the power to "unreasonably restrict the time, place, and manner of any campus event involving 'high-profile speakers.'" As a result, they say, the ...